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Keith Law ranks the Reds as the 17th best farm system

Earlier today ESPN writer Keith Law released his farm system rankings. He didn’t look favorably on the Cincinnati Reds system, ranking them 17th in all of baseball, which was behind the Cubs (1st), Pirates (7th) and Cardinals (13th) within the division. They ranked only ahead of the Brewers within the division (they were 28th). I’ve not always agreed with Keith Law on prospects...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mitchell Boggs Among Four Players Officially Signed By Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox announced several signings Friday. The Red Sox have signed right-handed pitchers Mitchell Boggs and Miguel Celestino, as well as infielder Jeff Bianchi and catcher Luke Montz. Each player was signed to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Boggs, whose deal with the...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Boggs (Mitchell) To Minors Pact

(Getty Images)Even though his name is Boggs, we're not clear whether he likes chicken. We're pretty sure, however, that he's never willed himself invisible. The Red Sox announced that they have inked relief pitcher Mitchell Boggs to a minor league contract—with an invitation to Spring Training. Boggs will be only 31 years old when The Carmine Hose report to Fort Myers, but he has...
Via FenwayNation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Links: What hat will Pedro don on Cooperstown plaque?

Photo credit: Kelly O’Connor As I’m writing this the 2015 Hall of Fame election results have yet to be announced, but thanks to ballot trackers we have a pretty good guess as to who will join baseball’s greats in Cooperstown. Among the 34 names on the ballot, most predict that former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez will amass enough votes to be ushered into baseball’s hallowed...
Via Fire Brand AL
22 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB News: 01/05/15 Moves and Signings

The MLB market is starting to heat up again following the holidays. Today, seven transactions were made by the: Red Sox, White Sox, Indians, Phillies and Rangers. But, before any of those, Ken Rosenthal and other writers have reported that free-agent RHP James Shields has a 5 year, $110 million deal on the table form a mystery team. Stay on UTN Sports to see who it was from, when...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Mitchell Boggs, Boston Red Sox Agree To Minor League Contract

No, this isn’t the 1980s. But yes, the Boston Red Sox have added a Boggs. The Red Sox have agreed to a minor league contract with reliever Mitchell Boggs, a major league source told WEEI.com’s Rob Bradford. The signing was first noted on Twitter on Monday by Peter Gammons. Boggs, who is not related to former Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs, was a fifth-round draft pick of...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays join Orioles in pursuit of Rasmus, Red Sox land Boggs

getty images The Tampa Bay Rays have joined their AL East rivals in the Baltimore Orioles as potential landing spots for free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus. After Orioles manager Buck Showalter travled to meet with Rasmus this past weekend the Rays have entered the race to sign him. Coming off a poor 2014 season the 28-year-old is a bit of a risk but comes with high upside. If...
Via Tireball.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox: RHP Mitchell Boggs agrees to minor-league deal with BOS

The Red Sox are trying to piece their bullpen together entering 2015 and have made a minor move announced Monday.
Via CLNS Radio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox Sign Mitchell Boggs to Minor-League Deal

Mitchell Boggs‘ career has been on the declining part of a roller coaster for a few years now, after losing the closer’s job in St. Louis in 2013. The once highly regarded prospect, and future closer for the Redbirds, is now a few months removed from being released from the White Sox Triple-A affiliate. Luckily for the 6′ 4″ righty, it appears he will have another legitimate...
Via Baseball Essential
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards Fan On Pawn Stars Could Be Real Hero Of 2011

I think we’d all had enough sports last night. Flipping through the channels, I came upon that guy you see up above. He was walking into Gold & Silver Pawn in Las Vegas, Nevada. AKA the set of History Channel’s ‘Pawn Stars’. If you haven’t seen the show, it pretty much follows this template. And when Cardinals dude arrives with Steve Kaufman originals rolled up in a...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Don't rain on Cardinals bullpen's parade -- it's a team strength

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Look out at the pouring rain Thursday morning and with the Cardinals scheduled to finish their interleague series against the Royals later on, it is not hard to remember the teams' final meeting last year. They met at Busch Stadium on the last Thursday night in May for the finale of a four-game set. Just-promoted Michael Wacha was marvelous in his major-league...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Don't rain on Cardinals bullpen's parade -- it's a team strength

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Look out at the pouring rain Thursday morning and with the Cardinals scheduled to finish their interleague series against the Royals later on, it is not hard to remember the teams' final meeting last year. They met at Busch Stadium on the last Thursday night in May for the finale of a four-game set. Just-promoted Michael Wacha was marvelous in his major-league...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Bullpen Near Settled, Though Still Uncertain

With about a week left until Opening Day the White Sox bullpen situation is starting to clear up.  On Sunday the Sox released Mitchell Boggs, optioned Jake Petricka, and reassigned Dylan Axelrod to minor league camp. The newest member of the White Sox' bullpen. Credit: Marc Serota, Getty Images In addition to those moves, General Manager Rick Hahn said that Maikel Cleto...
Via Grab Some Bench
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox rumors: Mitchell Boggs released from Chicago

The Chicago White Sox released Mitchell Boggs early this morning granting him his unconditional release. Boggs signed with the White Sox for just over $1 Million just over a month ago on February 7th and the team decided to cut their losses early. In seven appearances through Spring Training, Boggs recorded only 6.1 innings pitched, allowed 11 hits and 9 earned runs netting him a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Bullpen Near Settled, Though Still Uncertain

With about a week left until Opening Day the White Sox bullpen situation is starting to clear up.  On Sunday the Sox released Mitchell Boggs, optioned Jake Petricka, and reassigned Dylan Axelrod to minor league camp. The newest member of the White Sox' bullpen. Credit: Marc Serota, Getty Images In addition to those moves, General Manager Rick Hahn said that Maikel...
Via Grab Some Bench
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MLB Preview: Chicago White Sox

In 2012 the Chicago White Sox nearly won the American League Central Division but a late season collapse led into a dismal 2013 campaign. White Sox GM Rick Hahn didn’t waste time in reshaping the roster adding four new position players to their lineup. Additions: Jose Abreu, Matt Davidson, Adam Eaton, Ronald Belisario, Felipe Paulino, Scott Downs, Mitchell Boggs and Avisail Garcia...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Whose Who in the Chicago White Sox Bullpen?

Chicago White Sox Baseball — The Chicago White Sox bullpen is off to an interesting start for Spring Training. Nate Jones has a glute injury (not expected to be serious), Ronald Belisario is having all kinds of VISA issues and Mitchell Boggs look like someone out of Gangs of New York. This is a night for Americans!! In any case the White Sox should have solid depth in the pen...
Via Sports Mockery
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Add Mitchell Boggs to Bullpen Mix

The White Sox have reportedly signed right handed relief pitcher Mitchell Boggs to a one year deal. According to Ken Rosenthal the deal is a one year, Major League deal worth $1.1 million. Boggs feelin' good during the 2012 NLCS. Credit: Kevin C. Cox via Getty Images Boggs was one of the St. Louis Cardinals best relief pitchers from 2010-2012.  Over that span he appeared...
Via Grab Some Bench
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Sign Mitchell Boggs – One Year Deal

The Chicago White Sox have signed free agent pitcher Mitchell Boggs to a major league deal, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Boggs’ contract is a one year deal worth $1.1 million. Boggs, who turns 30 this month, was going to be the St. Louis Cardinals closer after Jason Motte went down with season-ending elbow surgery. However, he struggled mightily, yielding 18 runs on...
Via Baseball News Source
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mitchell Boggs, White Sox agree to $1.1M deal

Reliever Mitchell Boggs and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract. A 29-year-old right-hander, Boggs helped St. Louis win the 2011 World Series title and was 4-1 with a 2.21 ERA in 78 relief appearances for the Cardinals in 2012. He took over as the closer at the start of last season after Jason Motte got hurt, walked 15 in 14 2-3 innings as he...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox sign setup man Mitchell Boggs

Chicago White Sox Baseball – Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has reported Mitchell Boggs signed with the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox can surely use the bullpen assistance after trading away former closer Addison Reed. The deal, a $1.1 million, one-year contract, if Boggs can make the roster, is a cheap fix to the bullpen. Of course, Boggs struggled last year with the St. Louis...
Via Sports Mockery
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox sign relief pitcher Mitchell Boggs

getty The Chicago White Sox have signed relief pitcher Mitchell Boggs to a major league contract. Boggs, 27, managed to land a major league contract dispute a hideous 2013 season that saw him post a 8.10 ERA and a 2.06 WHIP in 23 1/3 innings of work. Source: Free-agent RHP Mitchell Boggs to #WhiteSox. Major-league deal. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 7, 2014 The White...
Via Tireball.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Could Still Sign Veteran Reliever To Low Base Salary

The Mets are not close to adding any veteran help to the bullpen, writes Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. However, a source told Adam Rubin that the team could acquire a veteran relief pitcher, although it will likely be for a low-base salary, according to a source. In a phone interview with Sandy Alderson on Wednesday, the Mets GM confirmed that he extended a two-year, $12 million deal...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals have potential for 2014 to be 100-win season

The St. Louis Cardinals have finished at least 10 games over the .500 mark for six straight seasons, won 97 games and reached the World Series in 2013 and could be about to embark on their third 100-win season in the last decade. The Cardinals are set to enter the 2014 season with the most talent on their projected 25-man roster since the 2004 and 2005 seasons when they won 105...
Via i70baseball
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Are Interested In Free Agent Reliever Mitchell Boggs

Time for some Philliedelphia trivia! Who has a lower career ERA: pitcher Mitchell Boggs, or third baseman Wade Boggs? Answer: Third baseman Wade Boggs The Phillies reportedly are interested in Mitchell Boggs, according to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal: Sources: #Phillies among the six teams showing interest in Mitchell Boggs. — Ken...
Via Philliedelphia
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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